FUAN Suggests anyone who owes child support read this article by Rocky Mengle. It was originally published at Kiplinger.com on August 25,2020
Stimulus check money is generally not subject to reduction or offset to pay back taxes or other debts owed to the federal or a state government. However, if you owe child support, the IRS can use the money to pay arrears. But that does not mean the IRS can reduce a stimulus payment owed to the spouse of a person who owes child support. That's why the IRS is making the payments…From Rocky Mengle's Article. Kiplinger's, August 25,2020
The bottom line is if you pay or are behind with your child support, you should read this article. Follow up on the recommendations. You just might get a little help from Uncle Sam in the form of a check.